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RealPlayer coming to Ubuntu Netbook Remix, instant-on netbook distros

RealNetworks is announcing a deal that could bring the company’s RealPlayer software to a number of Linux powered netbooks. The company is partnering with Ubuntu to bundle a Linux version of RealPlayer mobile with Ubuntu Netbook Remix. RealNetworks is also working with three companies that offer an “instant on” environment for netbooks that lets you […]

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Lenovo adds facial recognition, quick start to S10 netbooks

Lenovo is updating its IdeaPad S10 netbook line with three new features: Quick Start, facial recognition, and Lenovo Social, a social networking tool. Quick Start is Lenovo’s answer to the ExpressGate software that Asus loads onto most of its motherboards (although not most Eee PC netbook models to date). The software gives a computer “instant […]

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How to install ExpressGate instant-on software on a USB stick

Asus may have promised earlier this year that it would add its ExpressGate quick boot software to every machine with an Asus motherboard, but so far most of the company’s netbooks are ExpressGate free. But that doesn’t mean you can’t use the software on your Eee PC. One enterprising user figured out how to make […]

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Eee Box coming to America next month

Laptop Magazine is confirming that the Asus Eee Box is headed to the US. The Eee Box is the first desktop PC in the Eee PC lineup. It’s basically a tiny computer with no optical drive, an 80GB hard drive, a 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, 1GB of RAM, and a $349 price tag. In other […]